Rogue & Jaye + Garrett Pierce
Acoustic folk indie rock
June 8, 2017
Door at 5 pm | Show at 5:30 pm
$20 UCBG Member
$18 Youth (5 – 17)
Rogue + Jaye
Be the first to hear this gorgeous new duo featuring Zach Rogue (of Rogue Wave) and Nashville singer/songwriter Courtney Jaye!
Rogue + Jaye was recently named one of “10 New Artists You Need to Know” by Rolling Stone Country. Their debut album, Pent Up, has just been released to critical acclaim.
“Pent Up matches Jaye’s Southern tenure with Rogue’s penchant for lo-fi northwest vibes, dipped in the Technicolor gloss of Hollywood dreams. The gorgeous, glistening call and response of ‘Forces of Decay’, layered with delicate percussion, is close to pop-Americana perfection.” – Rolling Stone
“Rogue + Jaye pair breezy country and roots-inspired grooves underneath Jaye’s sumptuous vocals, which echo Nashville greats like Loretta Lynn & Patsy Cline.” – Entertainment Weekly
“There is a chemistry here that transcends the songs and generally stripped-down arrangements, making this a solid first step in what hopefully will be a lasting and fruitful professional relationship.” – American Songwriter
Garrett Pierce began writing for magazines and playing in rock bands as a teen in Los Angeles before permanently relocating to the Bay Area in the early 2000’s. His first full-length album ‘Like A Moth’ was a stripped down acoustic affair with guest appearances by notable songwriters Jolie Holland and Matt Bauer. Garrett then traveled and toured Europe where he was honored to support Nick Cave in Greece. With a pocketful of songs, he returned to make ‘All Masks’ (Crossbill Records) – a lush album recorded in the gold rush town of Columbia, CA featuring strings, wind instruments and a cast of over ten musicians.
Garrett has completed his fourth record titled ‘Dusk,’ released on April 14, 2017 in partnership with Crossbill Records. He continues to be a voracious reader of classic American authors, an avid mushroom forager, and when he’s not in the studio you might find him somewhere in the redwoods of the Sonoma Coast walking through the damp earth. For fans of Will Oldham, Iron & Wine, Jeff Buckley, and Elliot Smith.
“The artist’s ability to connect with his audience – to introduce us to feelings we didn’t know we could feel – is truly superb, an indicator of Garrett Pierce’s talent as a writer.” – Atwood Magazine
“Championing storytelling with a clean, methodical acoustic presentation, the intentionality in each inflection carries the weight of the sadness and reflection. 4/5.” – Impose
“On Dusk, his dramatic lyrics are influenced by literature greats such John Steinbeck and Hemingway while his calming voice soars over effortless musicianship with dark, ethereal melodies.”
– That Music Magazine
“Dusk is full of folksy acoustic guitar strumming, reflective lyrics and high harmonies.”
– The Sacramento Bee
“Ranging from raving pop to solemn folk, from Shins-like exuberance to
Mark Kozalek’s charismatic sadness” – East Bay Express
“Filled with the sort of oblique yet emotionally satisfying wordplay that is reminiscent
of a Murakami novel” – Santa Cruz Metro